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cranes·bill

 (krānz′bĭl′)
n.
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cranesbill

(ˈkreɪnzˌbɪl)
n
(Plants) any of various plants of the genus Geranium, having pink or purple flowers and long slender beaked fruits: family Geraniaceae. See also herb Robert, storksbill
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Noun1.cranesbill - any of numerous geraniums of the genus Geraniumcranesbill - any of numerous geraniums of the genus Geranium
geranium - any of numerous plants of the family Geraniaceae
genus Geranium - genus of mostly North American geraniums: cranesbills
Geranium maculatum, spotted cranesbill, wild geranium - common wild geranium of eastern North America with deeply parted leaves and rose-purple flowers
Geranium pratense, meadow cranesbill - tall perennial cranesbill with paired violet-blue axillary flowers; native to northern parts of Old World and naturalized in North America
Geranium richardsonii, Richardson's geranium - geranium of western North America having branched clusters of white or pale pink flowers
Geranium robertianum, herb robert, herb roberts, herbs robert - a sticky low herb with small reddish-purple flowers; widespread in the northern hemisphere
Geranium viscosissimum, sticky geranium - geranium of western North America having pinkish-purple flowers in open clusters
dove's foot geranium, Geranium molle - western geranium with small pink flowers; a common weed on lawns and in vacant lots
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cranesbill

n (Bot) → Storchschnabel m
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All you have to do is send five first-class stamps, to cover p&p, to: People Free Meadow Cranesbills, Plant World Seeds, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 4SE.
The meadow cranesbill - Geranium pratense - is one of the most amenable and does well both in full sun or partial shade.